Few Expectations For Progress When U.S., North Korea Meet Again

Steve Herman | Voice of America

Glyn Davies

U.S. diplomats and South Korean government officials have few expectations that the first direct talks between American and North Korean diplomats since the death of Kim Jong Il will yield a significant breakthrough.

For the first time since the leadership transition in Pyongyang, the United States and North Korea are to engage in negotiations about nuclear disarmament.

The U.S. State Department says envoy Glyn Davies will meet with North Korea's first vice foreign minister, Kim Kye Gwan, on February 23 in the Chinese capital, Beijing. Full Article

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